fish21 is a value-led organisation working to advance sustainability in angling

We aim to help develop sustainable angling solutions for today’s and future generations

fish21 partners with Mustad to produce sustainability Strategy

In what is believed to be a first for a global fishing tackle manufacturer, fish21 has partnered with Mustad to develop its Sustainability Strategy –  Hooked on Sustainable Fishing The accompanying press release can be viewed here

Angling baits and sustainability

In what is believed to be a first, fish21 conducted a survey on angling baits and sustainability. The published report can be downloaded here. 

Eden Sustainability Declaration

Get proactively involved and help create the sustainable angling trades sector you’d like to see for today and future generations. All manufacturers have a responsibility to both minimise negative environmental impacts during production and promote responsible product use. For more information click here

Sustainable Line Use Infographic

fish 21 is a Global Ghost Gear Initiative partner working on national initiatives to support implementation of the UN’s Global Goals and solutions to lost fishing gear. To coincide with 2018 U.N. World Environment Day, we launched our joint infographic on sustainable fishing line use.

Beat Plastic Pollution Webinar

‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ – was the 2018 U.N. World Environment Day theme – a call to action to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time. fish21 presented to 900+ people worldwide on sustainable fishing line use at IEMA’s webinar. Our presentation (starts at 22.54 mins).

Inline Circle Hook Infographic Launched

In support of World Sea Turtle Day (16th June 2018), fish21 partnered with SingleHooks to launch our infographic on using certified inline circle hooks to aid live release of marine by-catch. Please contact us to discuss fish21’s proposed universal circle hook certification scheme.

Anglers Lead Weight Recycling Scheme

In 2017 fish21 developed a proposal for a voluntary national scheme to remove lead from angling by promoting its safe management, by financially incentivising anglers to hand-in lead weights and purchase non-toxic alternatives. Please contact us for more information.

Anglers National Line Recycling Survey

fish21 continues to support the Anglers National Line Recycling Scheme and prepared the executive summary for its UK line survey in conjunction with the Global Ghost Gear Initiative.

Inline Circle Hook Certification Scheme

In 2017, fish21 developed a proposal for a voluntary universal inline circle hook certification scheme to aid successful catch-and-release. This is currently being progressed through stakeholder engagement. Please contact us for more information.